Located on the Eastern tip of the Biloxi peninsula, the Martime and Seafood Industry Museum is housed in a Spanish influence structure built in 1934 as part of a U.S. Coast Guard station.
The museum was established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history and heritage of biloxi and the Mississippi gulf coast. It accomplishes this mission through an array of exhibitscontaining historic photographs and objects.
Visitors can experience the tremendous impactof hurricanes on biloxi through an exhibit and film on hurricane Camille, which devestated the Gulf Coast in 1969. the museum has brought biloxi's maritime history to life by replicating two full-size Biloxi schooners, which sail the Gulf waters daily.
Address: 115 First Street in Biloxi, MS
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.(Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Admission: $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, and $3 Students.
Group tours and schooner trips available, please call for reservations.
Web Site: http://www.maritimemuseum.org